Washed-up movie star Troy McClure starts dating Selma in an attempt to silence bizarre rumors about his personal life and resuscitate his career.

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Homer Simpson / Grampa Simpson / Homer's Brain / Papparazzo / Waiter / Orangutan (voice)
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Bart Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Chief Wiggum / Carl Carlson / Kermit the Frog / Restaurant Patron / Entertainment Newsanchor / Chimp #2 / Dr. Zaius / Phone Man / Cigarette Man (voice)
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Dr. Hibbert / Lenny Leonard / Reverend Lovejoy / Miss Piggy / Chimpanzee #1 (voice)
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Troy McClure (voice)
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Laurie / Chimp Nurse (voice)
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Washed-up movie star Troy McClure is pulled over for driving without corrective lenses, and forced to go to the DMV to get his eyes checked. While there, he meets Selma, who he asks out for dinner. Spotted by a reporter, he quickly realizes that being seen in public with a woman will grab enough headlines to revitalize his career, leading to a whirlwind romance between him and Selma. Written by Anonymous

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When Grandpa Simpson goes to the DMV, he greets both Patty and Selma with "Hello Marge". Not only are Patty and Selma Marge's sisters, but they are all voiced by the same woman. See more »

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Homer Simpson: [Marge's eyes are seen in a darkened bedroom] Marge, could you close your eyes. I'm trying to sleep.
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References Give My Regards to Broadway (1948) See more »

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Little-known fact about this episode
29 March 2010 | by (Washington State) – See all my reviews

When this episode first aired, there was a scene in the "Springfield Legitimate Businessmen's Club", aka "Fat Tony's". In this scene, one of the "businessmen" is lamenting that he hasn't seen Troy McClure in any movies for a long time.

Another businessman says, "Ain't you heard? Troy McClure sleeps with the fishes." (A reference to The Godfather) First businessman: "I didn't know Troy McClure was dead!" Second businessman: "He ain't." That was it; maybe ten seconds of dialogue. But it was absolutely the funniest ten seconds of the whole Simpsons series, up to and including today. However, comma, that scene was scrubbed after that first showing, and unless you have a videotape of that episode, you'll never see it. SNPP.com confirmed that this scene did appear, but somebody felt it was too controversial and got the change made. Given the content of some other shows, like Family Guy, I think they should restore the "lost" scene. But that's just me.


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